Ninety-one percent of all Bryant graduates complete at least one internship, whether it be for academic credit, non-credit, paid or unpaid. Internships give you practical application and skills development in a professional setting.
Why do an internship?
- Test a career field to see if a potential career is right for you
- Get experience to add to your resume and complement your studies
- Build your connections – many employers hire from within
- To fulfill academic requirements and receive credit (optional)
Find an Internship
- Log onto Bryant Career Connection (BCC) – your one stop connection to internships, campus interviews, employer connections, career events, connecting with a career coach and more…
- Attend career fairs, which attract over 100 employers in a variety of different industry areas.
- Connect with alumni using Bryant Alumni Career Link.
- Write your resume , create a LinkedIn profile and learn about cover letters. Get your resume reviewed during Quick Questions.
- Meet with a career coach to create a personal search plan . Schedule an appointment through BCC.
- Practice your interview skills by scheduling a mock interview.
- Talk to everyone you know. You never know what it could lead to next.
Best Practice Resources
- CareerSpots Internships/Co-op
- CandidCareer Internships
- The Savvy Intern (career advice blog)
- Internship Timeline
Internship Search Resources
- Bryant Career Connection (BCC)
- Bridge.jobs (search engine for R.I. jobs/internships)
- jobsinri.com (search engine)
- Glassdoor for Students (internships, entry-level jobs, company ratings, salaries, interview tips, and more)
- USAJobs (Internships with the federal government)
- Inroads.org (internship assistance for students of color)
- A-Z links to job search sites specific to your career interests